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Interview with Jumping Goat

Jumping Goat (跳山羊)is a post-punk, garage noise band from Xi'An, the ancient capital of China. In October Jumping Goat released their debut album 'Walking on...

The number of pandas in captivity rises to 600 globally

60 panda cubs were born in captivity in 2019, 57 of which survived, thus bringing the population of pandas in captivity to 600 worldwide,...

Two People Hospitalised With Deadly Pneumonic Plague in China

Two people have been diagnosed with the pneumonic plague - a rare case of the highly-contagious disease that is fatal if left untreated. The two...

51 children injured after man sprays caustic soda in a kindergarten in China

On Monday afternoon, a 23-year-old man, Kong Mohan, unemployed, broke into Dongcheng Kindergarten in Kaiyuan City, Yunnan province, and sprayed caustic soda in a...

Hong Kong protests: Man set alight hours after protester shot by police as anti-government violence escalates

A man has been set on fire in the former British colony, as the city experiences one of the most dramatic days in over...

In joint case with U.S., China jails nine for smuggling Fentanyl

A Chinese court in Xingtai, Hebei Province, sentenced nine fentanyl traffickers Thursday in an apparent demonstration that China is serious about holding up its...

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Cities and Manufactured “Standards”: Yang Mian’s Work

Standards are subjective and man-made. But what do we mean by “standards”?A standard is simultaneously a fixed measure, something deemed proper and acceptable, or a criterion against which all other objects are assessed. A standard is a...

“Black and White” and the Disappearance of the Modern Character

"Experimental ink and wash" has already a fairly long history.Professor at Beijing University, Tutor of Doctor's Degree Candidates, Art CriticAs a new cultural trend which rose in the 1990s, it is a rethinking about the "ink...

Rules of the Game in Experimental Ink and Wash

Rules of the Game in Experimental Ink and Wash.I. Striving for the Independent Academic Status of Ink and Wash The Starting point of experimental ink and wash is to solve the problem of the academic status of ink...

Opening and Extending: The Significance of Experimental Ink and Wash in Art History

The discussion about experimental ink and wash since the 1990s has centered on the problem of whether experimental ink and wash can get into the mainstream of the contemporary Chinese art and that of its cultural status...

Contemporary Chinese Ink and Wash Under Cross-Cultural Conditions

According to my own viewpoint, I use in this article "contemporary experimental ink and wash" to denote the concept of "modern ink and wash", because the concept of "modern" only belongs to the category of "modernism".Huang Du...